A glimpse into the future as air taxi takes flight over Marina Bay

The flight covered a distance of approximately 1.5 km and lasted for two minutes at an average cruising height of 40 m.


Singapore completes world’s largest genome databank of Asian populations

Singapore researchers have established a new genetic databank containing the completed whole-genome sequencing (WGS) data of close to 5,000...


Trade war means less buoyancy for rest of the world, says PM Lee at Forbes Global CEO Conference

The US-China trade war results in fewer opportunities for Singapore companies to invest in China and export to America, or to invest in...


Singapore eases monetary policy for the first time since 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) eased monetary policy for the first time in three years on Monday, October 14.


Singapore to become world’s first country to ban ads for high-sugar drinks

Singapore announced plans to ban ads for unhealthy sugary drinks, becoming the first country in the world to do so.


Barack and Michelle Obama to visit Singapore in December, will hold public talks

The Obamas will hold separate talks at the Singapore Expo, organised by The Growth Faculty.


The rise and rise of Jothi Store Flower Shop's Raja Kumar Chandra

@Work with Raja Kumar Chandra who runs the famous Jothi Store and Flower Shop and is President of the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage...

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Singtel gives back to society with annual carnival for special needs students

Some 1,600 students from 14 special education schools (SPED) enjoyed a day of fun and games at the Singtel Carnival held on Wednesday,...


Singapore Amazon customers to enjoy more choices, including products from local businesses

With a large local marketplace in Singapore, Amazon customers in the island state will now be able to enjoy a wider variety of products.


Singapore tops world competitiveness ranking, India ranks 68th

Singapore has overtaken the United States (US) to top the Global Competitiveness Index 2019, which is compiled by Geneva-based World...


Indian-origin Singapore Supreme Court judge appointed to Brunei court

An Indian-origin Singaporean judge has been sworn in by Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah as a judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court...


Catch the first public display of flying taxis over Marina Bay on October 22

The Volocopter 2X air taxi will fly over the Marina Bay in a three-minute manned flight at noon on October 22.


Singapore new destination for deposit outflows from Hong Kong

According to a Goldman Sachs estimate, Hong Kong (HK) may have lost as much as USD 4 billion in deposits to rival financial hub Singapore...


DPM Heng Swee Keat shares Singapore's Smart Nation insights in New Delhi

Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is in New Delhi for a bilateral visit from October 1 to 4, shared insights from the...

DBS ranked safest bank in Asia for 11th year running

For the 11th consecutive year, DBS retained the title of “Safest Bank in Asia”, awarded by New York-based trade publication Global...


Singapore and India to enhance defense cooperation: 13th Defence Policy Dialogue

At the 13th Singapore-India Defence Policy Dialogue (DPD), Singapore’s Permanent Secretary for Defence Mr Chan Yeng Kit and India’s...


Indians moving to the UK will be able to open an ICICI account before arrival

In a first-of-its-kind service by an Indian bank in the United Kingdom (UK), ICICI Bank UK PLC will allow digital account opening through...


Deepavali packets to go digital with DBS QR Gift

From October 1, uniquely designed DBS QR Gift cards will be available to all at DBS/POSB branches across Singapore, subject to availability.


Young Sikh Association responds to influencer's controversial remarks with hospitality

Singapore's Young Sikh Association (YSA) has demonstrated the warmth and hospitality of the local Sikh community by responding to...


Scoot overtakes AirAsia to win best low-cost carrier award for Asia-Pacific

The budget arm of Singapore Airlines, Scoot, has bagged the “Best Low-Cost Carrier” award for the Asia Pacific region at the 30th Annual...


PM Lee wins global award for promoting religious peace and harmony

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received the World Statesman Award from global interfaith organisation Appeal of Conscience...


Gandhi’s belief in equality resonates with Singapore: PM Lee at UN event

Gandhi’s belief in the “intrinsic equality of every person” resonates with Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Climate change is existential for Singapore: PM Lee at UN Summit

Speaking at the Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019, at the United Nations, PM Lee highlighted the importance of cooperation between...


New film series launched to showcase Singapore’s lesser known attractions

Hosted by Indian-origin Singaporean comedian, actor and host Rishi Budhrani, the series titled Unexpected Journeys will showcase an...


In Pics: A colourful Onam Village 2019

Despite the hazy conditions on Sunday, Onam Village 2019 saw over a thousand excited attendees turn up for the largest Malayalee carnival in...


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